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Jack the Rippers' Letters.

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Ripper Letters History coursework Whitechapel * Maps of Whitechapel, 1888-1894 - A series of maps dating from between 1888 and 1894 depicting the Whitechapel area in relation to the murder sites. Includes Charles Booth's famous study of London poverty, originally published in 1889. * "An Autumn Evening in Whitechapel" - An article from Littell's Living Age (Nov. 3, 1888) describing one reporter's experience walking around the darkened streets of Whitechapel in the midst of the Ripper murders. * "Commercial Road" - Article from "The Copartnership Herald", Vol. II, no. 21 (November 1982), on the history of the Commercial Road, built in 1803. * "Through Whitechapel with Dickens" - An article from The Dickensian (Sept. 1905) discussing Charles Dickens' fascination with Whitechapel and his use of various Whitechapel locations in many of his works. * "Whitechapel" - Article from "The Copartnership Herald", Vol. III, no. 34 (December 1933), on the history of the parish from the 14th to the 19th centuries. * "Whitechapel" - A contemporary description of the area by Arthur G. Morrison published in "The Palace Journal", (24 April 1889). * "Whitechapel Road on a Saturday Night" - An article describing the scene in the Whitechapel market one Saturday night, the women shopping, the quack doctors peddling their wares, a waxworks and a freakshow. ...read more.


Harry Jones of St. George's-in-the-East on his impressions of East London, subtitled "Being notes of common life and pastoral work in Saint James's, Westminster, and in Saint George's-in-the-East". Published in 1875. * "An East End Vicar and his Work" - Article, written circa 1895, about Revd. Daw and his work in the parish of St. Mary, Spital Square. * "A Friend in my Retreat" - An account of the day-to-day life of that great East End institution: mother. Kingsley Royden remembers the daily routines of his mother (and father) living in Bromley-by-Bow in the 1920's. Published in the "East London Record", no.1 (1978) and republished here with the kind permission of the East London History Society. * "Memories of Mile End" - Life in Mile End at the end of the 19th and start of the 20th century as remembered by C.A. Brown (1887-1978). Published in the "East London Record", no.2 (1979) and republished here with the kind permission of the East London History Society. * "More Revelations of Bethnal Green" - Article from "The Builder", Vol. XXI, no. 1082 (31st October 1863), about the appalling housing conditions in the Old Nichol area of Bethnal Green. The slum was later cleared and the Boundary Street Estate built in its place. ...read more.


I, no. 11 (Christmas 1931-January 1932), covering the history of Spitalfields in the 17th and 18th centuries and the arrival of the Huguenots. * "Spitalfields (Part III)" - Article from "The Copartnership Herald, Vol. I, no. 12 (February 1932), giving more details of the 17th and 18th centuries, of silk weaving and the Huguenots. * "Spitalfields (Part IV)" - Article from "The Copartnership Herald, Vol. II, no. 13 (March 1932), about the silk weaving industry in Spitalfields in the 18th century. * "Spitalfields (Part V)" - Article from "The Copartnership Herald, Vol. II, no. 14 (April 1932), about the decline of the silk weaving industry in Spitalfields in the late 18th and 19th century. Photographs * Whitechapel, Then and Now - A series of photographs displaying various sections of Whitechapel, both in 1888 and today. * Photographs of the Modern East End - A collection of photographs of modern Whitechapel, Spitalfields and surrounding areas, taken during May and June of 1999, and July, 2000. During the Autumn of Terror hundreds of letters were sent to the police and local press purporting to be written by the Whitechapel fiend. Most of them were deemed to be fakes written by either newspaper men trying to start a story or fools trying to incite more terror. Many Ripperologists believe them all to be hoaxes. Other experts believe some (specifically the Dear Boss letter, Saucy Jacky postcard, and From Hell letter) are genuine. A select few have been reproduced below. ...read more.

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